Karen has not been killed as expected, but reveals herself as an undercover agent with the FBI, and reveals that the body in the car was King. A Most Wanted Man is a 2014 espionage thriller film based on the 2008 novel of the same name by John le Carré, directed by Anton Corbijn and written by Andrew Bovell. "While the erratic trip through America's heartland doesn’t always follow a logical path, Reacher displays his acuity, patience, endurance, and military skills in the exhilarating fashion series fans have come to expect." The novel is a sequel to Worth Dying For, despite its predecessor being The Affair which is a … Click here and be the first to review this book! Reacher, Lucy, Sorenson, Karen, and the eyewitness from the beginning of the novel have all ended up in some sort of witness-protection motel. The other fugitive, McQueen, is also an undercover special agent with the FBI who tried to infiltrate some terrorist group who has threatened to pollute a huge drinking water aquifer with nuclear waste. The answer is you can do it by counting from one to one hundred. Another man next to him, telling stories that don’t add up. An hour behind them, a man lies stabbed to death in an old pumping station. Publication Information. He has tied himself to a massive conspiracy that makes him a threat - to both sides at once. The novel is a sequel to Worth Dying For, despite its predecessor being The Affair which is a prequel novel. Author Reader Reviews, In this haunting parable of the American West, a young woman faces the violent past of her remote Montana valley. "Starred Review. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. McQueen becomes suspicious, and tells Reacher to use his bank card (which is a fraud) to rent rooms for the night. Become a Member and discover books that entertain, engage & enlighten. The book was a commercial success selling over a million copies worldwide and was No. The novel also criticised the CIA for being silly and lazy, while the FBI is given a far better judgment. Lee Child introduces A Wanted Man - Jack Reacher book 17, A Wanted Man: A Jack Reacher Novel by Lee Child, "EL James comes out on top at National Book awards", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=A_Wanted_Man&oldid=947525485, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Print (Hardcover, Paperback), Audio, eBook, This page was last edited on 26 March 2020, at 21:04. All rights reserved. Afterwards, Reacher requests Sorenson drop him off a mile away from the building she works at. They assume it is the body of Karen Delfuenso. | Reacher is apprehended by Sorenson, whose boss wants Reacher arrested. An enthralling epic about two trailblazing female doctors in 19th century New York. - Library Journal. It was published on 30 August 2012 in the United Kingdom, Australia, & New Zealand and on 11 September 2012 in the USA & Canada. It is forbidden to copy anything for publication elsewhere without written permission from the copyright holder. One man driving, eyes on the road. - Booklist Parents Guide. He's got the scars to prove it. Within hours, the FBI descends, laying claim to the victim without ever saying who he was or why he was there. Based on John le Carré's novel, A MOST WANTED MAN is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene. Just $12 for 3 months or The first letter "A" being the "and" in one hundred and one. Sorenson is about to do so, but instead talks to Reacher and discovers a barn a few miles down. Be the first to contribute! It was published on 30 August 2012 in the United Kingdom. Goodman explains he had told Lucy her mother was missing (she was at her friend's/neighbor's house), and suggested Lucy's friend's mother stay home. Book Summary Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning. 1 on many booksellers' lists for numerous weeks. the industrial badlands. They and Karen drive off as Reacher explains to McQueen the answer to a question Reacher had asked Alan King earlier in the book: "Can you talk for a minute without using the letter A?". Genre: Thrillers Never saw a tree until he was twelve. They also later learn the two men have shot a third person and that some terrorist threat against the United States might be involved. | He has been executed, the knife work professional, the killers vanished. Taglines Reader Reviews. "—Michele Campbell. A new novel from the NY Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Reacher notices that the car's occupants tell him lies and that the woman is very nervous. Plot Keywords courses, because he failed the exams - and then went to work for Granada Sorenson and Goodman's theory is proven correct after they visit a gas station called "All day, all night" and they examine the cameras facing across the street. It was the sort Reacher plays a sort of game with Peter, but before actually beginning shoots Peter, killing him. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel The novel opens with Jack Reacher, whose nose is broken from his last adventure (Worth Dying For), trying to get a ride out of Nebraska, hitch-hiking in the middle of the night, without any car stopping for him.